Detectives Arrest Frankford Man for Sexual Solicitation

The Delaware State Police have arrested 25-year-old Colby Chandler of Frankford, Delaware, for sexual solicitation of a child.

On January 16, 2024, Delaware State Police detectives began investigating the possible sexual solicitation of a child after it was reported that an adult male, identified as Colby Chandler, had sent a sexual soliciting message to a teenager. During the investigation, detectives learned that in December of 2023, Chandler had physically touched and asked the teen for sexual favors. Detectives also learned that Chandler had sent messages to the teen through Snapchat asking for sexual favors.

A warrant was obtained and on January 31, 2024, Chandler turned himself in at Troop 4, where he was charged with the below crimes.

  • Enticement for Purposes of Sexual Conduct (Felony)
  • Sexual Solicitation of a Child (Felony)

Chandler was arraigned by Justice of the Peace Court 3 and committed to Sussex Correctional Institution on a $44,000 cash bond.


If you or someone you know is a victim or witness of a crime or have lost a loved one to a sudden death and need assistance, the Delaware State Police Victim Services Unit / Delaware Victim Center is available to offer you support and resources 24 hours a day through a toll-free hotline at 1-800-VICTIM-1 (1-800-842-8461). You may also email the Victim Services Unit at

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